"Audio skip" is the irregular interruption of audio signal in an audio mix, channel or track.
Audio Skip impacts both the Content and the Technical Quality of the Asset. The member experience is negatively impacted by an unintentional dip/break in the audio levels. Not typically Creative Intent given context of the scene.
The audio levels across one or more channels dip momentarily, but signal is still visible on an audio waveform/meter. Can also refer to an extraneous dip in the levels of a single element in the mix (dialogue, music or effects).
How to Prevent:
Review audio to monitor for discrepancies. Check waveforms/audio meter for “dips” in signal.
Likely a print master re-recording error, check the print-master and fix. Repackage and re-deliver if necessary. Check the M&E for the same issue, and redeliver M&E as well if necessary.